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Re: drake 2880 2.4 gig rx

Frederick M. Spinner <fspinner@hotmail.com> wrote:

>Many other MMDS converters have synthesizers with phase noise too
>great to be useful for narrowband SSB.  This is where the ultimate
>risk is of trying other converters.  True, the loop filters could be
>redesigned, yadda yadda yadda, but it hits a point where Down East 
>or building one from scratch makes more sense.

Sure. That's the risk. If you're not prepared to risk
something not working, you shouldn't be playing with stuff
like this. Even the 2880s aren't foolproof - which is
why I have a new one en route from Osaka. :-(

It sometimes feels like the bandwagon is more important
than the technical stuff...

Laura Halliday VE7LDH     "Que les nuages soient notre
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